25 Years of Neuroscience — TIIS Co-Sponsored Events

The Trinity Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies is pleased to support the Neuroscience Program with the events below. Please click here for the complete list of Neuroscience events.

Events/Common Hour Workshops, Spring 2016

Tuesday, March 29, 4:30 p.m., Terrace Rooms, Mather Hall                                              

Spirit Tech: Brain-Based Technologies of Spiritual Enhancement 
Part of "25 Years of Neuroscience at Trinity"
Special Guest   Wesley Wildman, Boston University School of Theology 

Thursday, March 31, Common Hour, Hallden Hall North                                                   

The Art and (Neuro)Science of Mysticism
Part of "25 Years of Neuroscience at Trinity"
Readings     Wildman, W.J. (2016). ​Spirit Tech. Unpublished manuscript. ​
Panelists   Sheila Fisher, English; Gary Reger,Classics & History; Ellison Findly, Religion
Moderator   Tamsin Jones, Religion ​                                                                                             

Thursday, April 14, Common Hour, Terrace Rooms, Mather Hall

Using the Arts to Heal Brain Disorders
Part of "25 Years of Neuroscience at Trinity"
Readings:      Furman, L. (2011). Last Breath: Art Therapy With a Lung CancerPatient Facing Imminent Death, Art Therapy, 28:4, 177-180.                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Koelsch, S. (2009). A Neuroscientific Perspective on Music Therapy, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1169: 374-384.               ​
Panelists/Special Guests   Lisa Furman, Albertus Magnus College; Kathleen Howland, Berklee School of Music; Catherine Appel, Sarah Lawrence College
Moderator    Douglas Johnson, Professor Emeritus at Trinity College

Common Hour Workshops, Fall 2015

Tuesday, December 1, Common Hour, Hallden Hall North 

Neuroscience and the Humanities: Shaping Memory
Part of "25 Years of Neuroscience at Trinity"
Readings      Aaron Seider, "Context" and "Methodology" (pp. 13-27) in ​Memory in Vergil's Aeneid: Creating the Past​. Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Adam B. Blake, Meenely Nazarian & Alan D. Castel (2015)
The Apple of the mind's eye: Everyday attention, metamemory, and reconstructive memory for the Apple logo,The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 68:5, 858-865. 
Jesse Rissman and Anthony D. Wagner (2012) "Distributed Representations in Memory: Insights from Functional Brain Imaging." Annual Review Psychology, 63: 101-128. 
Panelists   Elizabeth Casserly, Psychology; Dario Euraque, History
Special Guest Aaron Seider, Classics, Holy Cross
Moderator    Meredith Safran, Classics 

Thursday, December 3, Common Hour, Hallden Hall North

Neuroscience and the Arts: Tone, Color, and the Brain
Part of "25 Years of Neuroscience at Trinity"
Readings      Loui, P., Alsop., D., & Schlaug, G.  (2009). Tone-Deafness: A Disconnection Syndrome? Journal of Neuroscience,   29(33), 10215-10220.
Bevil Conway, Color Consilience: Color through the Lens of Art Practice, History, Philosophy, and Neuroscience.  ANNALS OF THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES 92012) 1-18.
Panelists/Special Guests Bevil Conway, Neuroscience, Wellesley College; Psyche Loui, Psychology, Wesleyan University
Moderator    John Platoff, Music